Month: June 2021

Intense selling new 951 series bikes through Costco.com and other channels

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles is launching a new series of bikes that is being sold through multiple channels, including consumer-direct, IBD, and through Costco.com. 

The “951 Series by Intense” currently includes two models, the 951 Trail and 951 XC. Both are carbon full-suspension bikes that are listed at $3,699 on Intense’s new 951 website and $3,250 on Costco.com. They are currently Intense’s least expensive models, and were designed for new mountain biking enthusiasts, said Jeff Steber, Intense’s CEO.

“A lot of people entered the sport in the last year and are looking to step up to the

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Opinion | The Queen of Basketball: How Lusia Harris Changed the Game

As a child growing up in rural Mississippi, Lusia “Lucy” Harris often stayed up past her bedtime watching her favorite N.B.A. players, dreaming of one day playing on the same courts. Reaching 6 feet 3 inches by the time she was in high school, Harris was often called “long and tall and that’s all” by her classmates — but she knew her height would be an asset on the court. And she wasn’t just tall enough to play the game. She was a rare talent who would go on to be a three-time national college champion and an Olympic silver

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Dave Portnoy attempts to recruit Charles Barkley to Barstool Sports

Hall of Famer and TNT basketball analyst Charles Barkley recently made an appearance on 106.7 The Fan’s “Grant and Danny” show and shared his frustrations with so-called cancel culture — “you can’t even have fun nowadays” when talking about sports, he said.

During the interview earlier this week, Barkley said that he was tired of “politically correct people,” blaming them for taking the fun out of his “Inside the NBA” show. He said he would leave TNT once he turns 60 years old, which is roughly in two years.

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Kieran Tierney ‘feels amazing’ after signing long-term Arsenal contract extension | Football News

Kieran Tierney has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal.

The left-back, who joined Arsenal from Celtic in the summer of 2019 in a £25m deal, has become an important figure in manager Mikel Arteta’s squad despite continued struggles with injury.

The 24-year-old, who was part of the Scotland squad knocked out of Euro 2020 after managing just one point in Group D with England, has made 62 appearances for Arsenal and helped them lift the FA Cup in his first season.

Tierney says it was an easy decision to extend his stay at the Emirates because the “vision” and

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Sportspectrum Still Running the South in Its Fifth Decade | Louisiana News

By SCOTT FERRELL, Shreveport Times

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Matt Brown was 19 years old when he moved south with his brother, Chris, from Auburn, New York, to Shreveport in 1980.

Chris worked at Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club as a tennis pro. Matt worked in the pro shop. Three years after his arrival and with a vision of a store of his own, Matt Brown opened Sportspectrum.

Now in its fifth decade of operation, Sportspectrum has become an iconic outdoor and running company in Shreveport. The business’ racing management side will stage the 37th Firecracker 5K Race for Research on

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Biking safety reminders following a deadly car versus bike incident

ROCHESTER, Minn. – We now know the names of the two men involved in Tuesday’s deadly car versus bike accident.

The bicyclist who died is Stephen Pieper of Rochester and the driver has been identified as James Hanson of Oronoco.


Law enforcement says Hanson was in the intersection of Country Club Road and 60th Avenue SW as Pieper was heading down the hill on his bicycle when the accident took place.

We Bike Rochester, a biking advocacy group, says to help avoid potentially deadly biking situations cyclists can wear brightly colored clothing and have tail lights installed to use even

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Australia’s swimmers on the pace in bid to knock US off Olympic perch | Swimming

Last weekend, American swimmer Lilly King made a defiant statement with the Tokyo Olympics just a month away. “I think the [United States] women, if we have the meet we can have, can win every single individual gold,” the dual Rio 2016 gold medallist said. “I think that would be pretty cool, right?” Not if Australia’s swim team have anything to say about it.

A few days later, King walked back her comments. “I feel like this has been blown up a little bit,” she said. “Pretty much all I said is that I believe in our team and

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Saracens 57-15 Ealing: Players ‘showed faith in club’, says Mark McCall as Sarries promoted back to Premiership

Saracens finished second in the Championship table at the end of a shortened season, five points behind Ealing
Saracens (10) 57
Tries: Mako Vunipola, Koch, Daly, George, Tompkins, Lewington, Penalty try, Whiteley. Cons: Farrell 4, Manu Vunipola 2 Pen: Farrell.
Ealing (10) 15
Tries: Penalty try, Burns Pen: Willis.

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall thanked his players for “showing faith in the club” after his side earned promotion back to the Premiership.

Sarries beat Ealing Trailfinders 57-15 in the second leg of their Championship play-off final to add to their 60-0 first-leg win.

Saracens were relegated for repeated salary

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Transfer news: Chelsea aiming to jump the queue to sign Erling Haaland this summer – Inside Football

It is not in the plans for Borussia Dortmund to sell Erling Haaland this summer, yet that does not mean a transfer is impossible.

On the Greek Island of Mykonos, Haaland has been taking a well earned break but his focus will soon turn to pre-season and the possibility of offers from Europe’s biggest clubs.

In England, it is Champions League winners Chelsea who are most likely to pursue a deal. In Spain, it is Real Madrid who are being linked with a bid.

Euro 2020

Belgium can take a lot from Portugal win, but injuries to Hazard and De

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US, France warn Iran time running out to revive nuclear deal | Politics News

The United States and France have warned Iran that time is running out to return to a nuclear deal, voicing fears that Tehran’s sensitive atomic activities could advance if talks drag on.

On the first high-level visit to Paris by President Joe Biden’s administration, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his French hosts saluted a new spirit of cooperation on Friday after four years of turbulence under Donald Trump.

But the two sides said one key Biden promise – to return to the 2015 accord on the Iranian nuclear programme trashed by Trump – was at risk if Tehran does

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